Slow AA and RGB text rendering
drzeus-list at drzeus.cx
Tue Jan 31 00:59:25 PST 2006
Michel Dänzer wrote:
> First of all, this went to the wrong mailing list; debian-x is for
> discussion of the Debian X packaging. I'm CC'ing the upstream xorg list,
> please follow up there only.
> On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 22:30 -0500, debian at openserve.org wrote:
>> On the following machine:
>> Athlon64 3000
>> Nvidia GeForce 6600GT
>> Kernel 2.6.14, Xorg 6.9.0.dfsg.1-3
>> (Render enabled and verified working, Composite disabled, GLX working)
>> I'm getting only 22 kchar/s using: x11perf -rgb10text
>> Even software rendering should not be THIS slow considering that...
>> ..For comparison, I dug out a retired P2-266 laptop with a PCI S3
>> video chipset. It hasn't been updated for years. (Kernel 2.6.1,
>> XFree86 4.2.1-16) The same benchmark reported about 17 kchar/s.
If you're digging into this please also consider:
(EXA subpixel glyph rendering terribly slow)
Patches welcome. :)
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